Nextorage Release of the World’s Fastest CFexpress Type B Memory Card

Nextorage Release of the World’s Fastest [1] CFexpress™ Type B Memory Card NX-B1PRO Series/NX-B1SE Series

  • B1 Pro Series – Read up to 1,950 MB/s [2] , write up to 1900 MB/s [2] , supports VPG400. High-capacity lineup from 165 GB to 1,330 GB, low power consumption and stable video recording with the latest cameras
  • B1 SE Series – read up to 1,950 MB/s [2] , write up to 1,100 MB/s [2] , 128 GB/256 GB for still photography
  • Durability for a variety of conditions and a 5-year product warranty

Nextorage Co., Ltd. (Nextorage Co., Ltd., Representative Director: Katsuyuki Honda, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture) has released the CFexpress Type B memory card “NX-B1PRO series” and “NX-B1SE series” that support the PCIe® 3.0 NVMe 1.4 interface. will be on sale from late December 2022.

Nextorage expands its product portfolio for professional imaging following its SD memory card rollout for consumers. In the video industry, where camera performance is evolving and the image industry is moving toward higher definition, this product group has a lineup of capacities and performance that can be selected according to the purpose of recording video and still images with the highest image quality.

About product

NX-B1 PRO Series (NX-B1PRO) – The NX-B1PRO series has the world’s fastest [1] read speeds up to 1,950 MB/s [2] , write speeds up to 1,900 MB/s [2] , and minimum sustained write speeds of 1,800 MB/s. [2] has been achieved. Optimized for stable recording of 8K video at the highest bit rate with the latest high-performance mirrorless cameras and high-speed continuous shooting with RAW image quality, this series has a total capacity of 165 GB to 1,330 GB. guaranteed minimum write speed of 400 MB/s), and has the specifications required for professional video shooting.

The NX-B1PRO series is equipped with Nextorage’s proprietary low power consumption technology “Dynamic Auto Power Save”, which reduces power consumption by up to 68% compared to the case without it. [ 2] . Power-saving performance reduces battery consumption of the camera, and suppresses the occurrence of thermal throttling* by reducing heat build-up in the card itself. This interaction maintains stable writing speed while suppressing heat generation and power consumption during high-speed writing such as video recording. (*Thermal throttling: a control function that reduces the transfer speed to prevent thermal runaway)

NX-B1SE Series (NX-B1SE) – The NX-B1SE series is available in 128 GB and 256 GB capacities, primarily for high-quality still photography. Read up to 1,950 MB/s [2]  (128 GB up to 1,100 MB/s [2] ), write up to 1,100 MB/s (128 GB up to 550 MB/s [2] ), down to 200 MB/s [2 ] ] (128 GB is at least 100 MB/s [2] ) sustained write speed shortens the series of tasks from shooting to post-recording editing and sharing, contributing to improved work efficiency.

Durability – Both the NX-B1PRO and NX-B1SE series come with a 5-year limited warranty and durability that meets CompactFlash Association regulations:

  • Heat resistance: -10°C to 70°C (guaranteed operating temperature)
  • Shock resistant (EIA-364-27A compliant)
  • X-ray resistant (ISO7816-1 compliant)
  • UV resistant (ISO7816-1 compliant)
  • Anti-Magnetic (Tested by Nextorage)
  • Antistatic (according to IEC 61000-4-2)

Product Compatibility – Nextorage is verifying the compatibility of the NX-B1PRO series/NX-B1SE series with CFexpress Type B memory card compatible devices from various manufacturers, and currently Canon EOS R3, EOS R5, EOS R5C, and Nikon Z9. The recording operation has been confirmed. Information on devices whose operation has been confirmed will be updated on the Nextorage website as needed.

Price/sales information
Nextorage NX-B1PRO series/NX-B1SE series CFexpress Type B memory cards will be available on Amazon from late December 2022. Estimated market prices (including tax) are as follows:

  • NX-B1PRO: ¥27,000 (165 GB) / ¥60,000 (330 GB) / ¥100,000 (660 GB) / ¥200,000 (1330 GB)
  • NX-B1SE: ¥10,000 (128GB) / ¥20,000 (256GB)

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